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About Sakula

Sakula is the Spiritual Director and a guiding teacher at Portland Friends of the Dhamma. She is married with three children and three grand children. Her hobbies are art, hiking, camping, bicycling, and travel where she and her husband Alistair partake in all of the above.

Beginners Meditation Class

Meditation for Beginners introduces the participants to the practice of meditation.  This course consists of six two-hour classes held over six weeks. Students can join as late as the second class after which this course closes to new arrivals. This course is taught two or three times a year by senior students of the Ajahn […]

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Practicing with Praise and Blame

http://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/331971474-user-929898805-practicing-with-praise-and-blame.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:42 — 54.4MB)Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA dhamma reflection by Sakula, Spiritual Director of Portland Friends of the Dhamma during Sunday Sila.

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Guided Meditation: Don’t Believe Everything the Mind Tells You

http://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/331968335-user-929898805-dont-believe-everything-the-mind-tells-you.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:45 — 41.7MB)Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA guided meditation by Sakula, Spiritual Director of Portland Friends of the Dhamma during Sunday Sila.

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Letting Anger Go and Noticing Peace

http://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/329491768-user-929898805-letting-anger-go-and-noticing-peace.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:57 — 53.0MB)Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA dhamma reflection by Sakula, Spiritual Director of Portland Friends of the Dhamma during Sunday Sila.

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Respond to the World Through an Anchor of Lovingkindness

http://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/328561955-user-929898805-respond-to-the-world-through-an-anchor-of-lovingkindness.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:16 — 49.9MB)Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA dhamma reflection by Sakula, Spiritual Director of Portland Friends of the Dhamma during Sunday Sila.

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Refuge in the Precepts

http://media.blubrry.com/portland_friends_of_the_dhamma/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/328561202-user-929898805-refuge-in-the-precepts.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:46 — 50.9MB)Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA dhamma reflection by Sakula, Spiritual Director of Portland Friends of the Dhamma during Sunday Sila.

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Special Board Meeting for Budgeting

Special Board Meeting for Budgeting 6:30pm - 9:00p Open to the Community

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Third Quarter Board Meeting

Third Quarter Board Meeting 6:30pm - 9:00p Open to the Community

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Annual Board Meeting

Annual Board Meeting 9:00am - 4:00pm (includes a Potluck lunch break) Open to the Community - everyone encouraged to come Includes Year end Reports and Elections of new officers

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Consensus and Facilitation Training

For the PFoD Teachers, Board, Program Committee and Operational Team. Taught by Tree Breeson and joined by members of the Dharma Rain Community

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